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visistadvaita

From: John Grimes (phijag_at_cobra.nus.sg)
Date: Sun Jan 21 1996 - 17:05:02 PST

Would anyone be willing to comment on, add to, delete, from the following
list? In order to understand Visistadvaita Vedanta, the following five
perspectives are central:
1 - Tattva traya = (Isvara & cit & acit)
2 - Reality is a non-dual all-inclusive qualitied whole
3 - Key-concept which "drives" the system is aprtak-siddhi or relation of
inseparability
4 - God is Vishnu is theistic and personal with infinite auspicious qualities
5 - Devotion/surrender is the means to the goal of life

In advance, thank you.
John

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John Grimes, Dept of Philosophy, NUS